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11 finest eats in Bukit Panjang that’ll show it’s something however boring

11 finest eats in Bukit Panjang that’ll show it’s something however boring


If there’s a hill I’m keen to die on, it’s that Bukit Panjang isn’t boring, regardless of the doubtful smirks from my associates. Nicely, not within the meals area no less than; you simply must know the place to look.

Having lived and eaten within the space all my life, I’ve come to be taught that it homes many meals gems. Not satisfied? Take it from a resident to unveil the 11 finest eats in Bukit Panjang that’ll show it’s something however boring!

1. Zheng Wei Braised Duck Noodle • Rice

Zheng Wei Braised Duck Noodle Rice - Stallfront

Zheng Wei Braised Duck Noodle • Rice has obtained to be Bukit Panjang’s best-kept secret. Nestled within the nondescript Bangkit 257 Espresso Home, the stall is well-loved by residents of the realm and by no means fails to garner lunchtime queues.

Zheng Wei Braised Duck Noodle Rice - Braised Duck Noodles

It’s in its identify; Zheng Wei is well-known for his or her Braised Duck Noodle (S$4/S$5) and Braised Duck Rice (S$4/S$5). The previous with a best-of-both-worlds mixture of yellow noodles and kway teow has been a staple of my weight loss plan for so long as I can bear in mind.

Zheng Wei Braised Duck Noodle Rice - Braised Duck Noodles

You gained’t have to fret about not consuming your fill right here as even the smaller portion comes with a beneficiant serving of succulent duck slices. The zhup is pleasantly natural, with an ideal sweet-savoury stability that enhances the gamey duck.

In case you can deal with the warmth, don’t scrimp on the sambal on the counter. Its extremely aromatic mix is assured to raise your dish.

In case you don’t fancy duck, you may also select from the stall’s vary of different braised delights, akin to Kway Chap (S$5/S$6/S$7) and Braised Meat Rice (S$4/S$5).

257 Bukit Panjang Ring Rd, Singapore 670257
Tue to Solar: 5.30am – 1.30pm
Closed on Mon

2. You Xiang Teochew Noodles

You Xiang Teochew Noodles - Stallfront

As everyone knows, a surefire option to assure your self a very good meal could be to comply with the queues. In Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre, that’ll lead you to You Xiang Teochew Noodles.

The stall sells traditional Teochew noodles akin to Fishball Noodles (S$2.70) and Mushroom Minced Meat Noodles (S$3.50). With nothing priced above S$3.50 and every bowl cooked to order, it’s no marvel You Xiang racks up the longest queue within the hawker centre each day!

You Xiang Teochew Noodles - Fishball Mee Pok

You possibly can’t go flawed with their Fishball Noodles. These come along with your selection of noodles and a topping of fishballs, fishcakes and a fish dumpling.

You Xiang Teochew Noodles - Fishball Mee Pok

I opted for dry mee pok – the springy noodles have been al dente and coated in a piquant spicy sauce. The fishballs, albeit small, have been delightfully bouncy and engaging.

You Xiang Teochew Noodles - Taiwan Meatball

You Xiang additionally takes satisfaction in handmade sides like Fried Fish Cake (S$1) and Ngor Hiang (S$1). I accomplished my meal with their Taiwan Meatballs (S$1.20 for two items), higher generally known as Fuzhou meatballs. The juicy minced pork flavour bursts with flavour in your mouth and can go away you wanting extra than simply 2.

2 Bukit Panjang Ring Rd, Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre, #01-13, Singapore 679947
Fri to Wed: 9am – 8.30pm
Closed on Thu

3. Conventional Handmade Mee Hoon Kueh • Ban Mian • U Mian

Traditional Handmade Mee Hoon Kueh Ban Mian U Mian - Stallfront

In case you’re a noodle fanatic like I’m, look no additional than Conventional Handmade Mee Hoon Kueh • Ban Mian • U Mian. This handmade noodle stall has its personal nook throughout the bustling Kim San Leng coffeeshop at Bangkit the place it has been for years. Its menu has stayed inexpensive, too!

Traditional Handmade Mee Hoon Kueh Ban Mian U Mian - You Mian Soup

Opposite to its identify, the stall doesn’t promote ban mian. It does have Handmade You Mian (S$3.50) and is well-liked for its hand-torn Mee Hoon Kueh (S$4), although. I’ve had the latter on a number of events earlier than however didn’t handle to safe a bowl on my most up-to-date go to. 

“Come early subsequent time, I don’t have all day to hand-tear mee hoon kueh as a result of life’s brief,” the uncle quipped. I took the prospect to strive his Handmade You Mian and added an Egg (S$0.50).

Traditional Handmade Mee Hoon Kueh Ban Mian U Mian - You Mian

The noodles had an ideal chunk, whereas the soup was clean-tasting and comforting, full with delicate spinach stalks.

Other than handmade noodles, the Mee Sua (S$3.50) and Koka Mee (S$3.50) appear to be well-liked as nicely. Additionally, do come ready to attend as every bowl of noodles is cooked to order.

259 Bukit Panjang Ring Rd, #01-36, Singapore 670259
Day by day: 6.30am – 2pm

4. Hai Xian Zhu Zhou (Uncle KKM)

Hai Xian Zhu Zhou - Stallfront
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It’s secure to say that no Bukit Panjang meals information is a professional one with out Hai Xian Zhu Zhou. Dubbed ‘Bukit Panjang Ke Kou Mian’, the stall stays synonymous with the realm regardless of having opened a second outlet in Yishun.

Whereas its identify interprets to ‘seafood porridge’ in English, don’t be led astray. Whereas Hai Xian Zhu Zhou does have porridge dishes, it’s higher recognized for its ke kou mian, or koka noodles. In actual fact, I do know of people that’ve travelled to my humble ‘hood solely for them.

Hai Xian Zhu Zhou - Spicy Ke Kou Mian
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Their well-liked gadgets embody the Scrumptious Koka Noodle (S$3.50/S$4/S$4.50) and Spicy Koka Noodle (S$4/S$4.50/S$5). Having grown up consuming my justifiable share, you’ve my phrase about how scrumptious these are. The springy noodles and flavourful broth, mixed with chunks of tender minced meat, make for a deeply satisfying meal.

Another excuse for Hai Xian Zhu Zhou’s reputation is its supper-suited opening hours. They start doling out bowls of their hearty noodles from 4am, making the stall a well-liked post-party vacation spot.

163A Gangsa Rd, Choh Dee Place, Singapore 671163
Fri to Wed: 4am – 2.30pm
Closed on Thu

233 Yishun Avenue 21, Singapore 760233
Thu to Tue: 7am – 2pm
Closed on Wed

5. 90’s Chef

90's Chef - Stallfront

Hai Xian Zhu Zhou apart, supper spots are actual rarities in sleepy little Bukit Panjang. If soupy ke kou mian doesn’t tickle your fancy or your starvation pangs can’t wait until 4am, 90’s Chef is one other spot so that you can seize some late night time grub.

90’s Chef is tucked away in a comparatively secluded coffeeshop alongside Senja Rd, this Western stall opens till 3am. It sports activities brightly-coloured signboards that beckon a take a look at their nosh.

90's Chef - Chicken Chop

Their choices embody crowd favourites like Hen Chop (S$8.50), Fish & Chips (S$8.50) and Steak Ribeye (S$14.50). Seemingly expensive as they arrive, you’ll get what you pay for as these not solely style nice but additionally are available in sizable parts!

90's Chef - Chicken Chop closeup

The Hen Chop I had was grilled to perfection with crisp edges, and I significantly loved the creamy but moreish mushroom sauce it got here doused in. It was paired with a aspect of crispy golden fries, coleslaw and a sinful bun.

Peckish? You possibly can select from 90’s Chef’s array of midnight munchies akin to Tacky Fries (S$4.50) and Popcorn Hen (S$5.50), which I seen many strolling away with big packing containers of.

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635C Senja Rd, Singapore 670629
Day by day: 11.30am – 3am
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Onigirazu Don - Stallfront

Onigirazu Don is the best hawker gem in Bukit Panjang but. Helmed by a younger couple, this Japanese stall began off as a home-based enterprise earlier than opening in Senja Hawker Centre in Dec 2022.

Onigirazu Don - Spam & Cheese Onigirazu

Onigirazu Don stands differentiated from typical Japanese hawker stalls, priding itself on its vary of Onigirazu, that are primarily onigiris in compact sandwich type.

You possibly can select from 4 varieties, specifically: Spam & Cheese (S$3.50), Kare Katsu (S$4.20), Wafuyo Smoked Duck (S$5) and Fish Fillet & Cheese (S$4.20). The elements are layered and sandwiched in fluffy short-grain rice and crispy seaweed, making for good snacks you possibly can have on the go.

If you wish to have one thing extra substantial, the stall has a wide range of donburis, akin to Oyako Don (S$3.50) and Yakiniku Beef Oyako Don (S$7.90). There are additionally Japanese curry rice choices, together with Hen Katsu Curry (S$6.50) and Tempura Ebi Curry (S$7.50). You possibly can substitute your curry rice with udon for simply a further S$0.40!

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2 Senja Cl, Senja Hawker Centre, #02-04, Singapore 677632
+65 8793 7244
Day by day: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 8.30pm
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7. Yummy Fried Rice

Yummy Fried Rice - Stallfront

Din Tai Fung’s pork chop fried rice is a perennial favorite and we’re blessed to have so many hawker stalls providing inexpensive alternate options. Enter Yummy Fried Rice, a stall in Bangkit 257 Espresso Home that does that and extra.

Yummy Fried Rice - Pork Chop Mala Fried Rice

Yummy Fried Rice’s key providing is its fried rice, which is available in 4 scrumptious varieties: Egg (S$4.30), Mala (S$5.30), Chilli (S$5.30) and Secret Sausage (S$6.10). You possibly can select to finish your dish with Pork Chop, Hen Cutlet or Shrimp for a further S$2

I had the Pork Chop Mala Fried Rice (S$8.30) and because the stall’s identify suggests, it was nothing wanting yummy. The mala was pronounced and fragrant but not too spicy, complemented by an unbelievable wok hei. The sizable slab of pork chop that accompanied it was tender, with a refined XO sauce-esque tang.

You may get a full DTF-style repair at Yummy Fried Rice, as they even promote Xiao Lengthy Bao (S$8) and Chilli Oil Dumplings (S$5.50) alongside Pork Chop Noodles in Mala Sauce (S$5.50) and Tomato Soup La Mian with Hen Cutlet (S$5.50).

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257 Bangkit Rd, Bangkit 257 Espresso Home, #01-65, Singapore 670257
Day by day: 9am – 8.30pm

155 Bukit Batok Avenue 11, Bukit Batok West Buying Centre, #01-322, Singapore 650155
Day by day: 9.30am – 8.30pm

302 Woodlands Avenue 31, S-11 Woodlands 302 Meals Courtroom, #01-277, Singapore 730302
Day by day: 11am – 8.30pm
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8. Fiordilatte Gelateria Artigianale

Fiordilatte - Storefront

Candy tooths, rejoice! Fiordilatte Gelateria Artigianale is about to be your new favorite Bukit Panjang hang-out. It’s a brand new dessert cafe in Senja Heights that specialises in ice cream, waffles and drinks.

The store is clear and minimally furnished, making for a comfortable atmosphere in which you’ll be able to seize espresso with associates or search respite on a scorching day.

Fiordilatte - Ice Cream Display

Fiordilatte boasts greater than 15 flavours of gelato, made with contemporary elements sourced domestically and imported from Italy. Some noteworthy flavours embody Pistachio, Ube and White Truffle.

These are available in Single (S$4.50) or Double Scoops (S$8.80), with Premium flavours costing a further S$1 and Tremendous Premium flavours a further S$2.

Fiordilatte - Lychee Sorbet with Waffle

Who can say no to a trusty pairing of ice cream and waffles? With the buttery aroma of contemporary waffles wafting via Fiordilatte, I definitely couldn’t.

You may get a Single Scoop with a Single Waffle for S$9 or a Double Waffle for S$13.30, with a further scoop or waffle for S$4.30 every. My private mixture of refreshing Lychee Sorbet with a heat, crisp Single Waffle was divine and a much-needed pick-me-up.

642 Senja Cl, Senja Heights, #01-02, Singapore 670642
Mon to Thu: 11am – 11pm
Fri: 11am – 11.30pm
Sat: 9am – 11.30pm
Solar: 9am – 11pm
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9. Hai Nan Hometown Curry

Hai Nan Hometown Curry - Stallfront

A rule of thumb we are able to normally stay by is rarely to choose the very first thing you lay your eyes on, as a result of it’s normally not value it. Nicely, it shouldn’t apply if you’re at Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre, the place the primary stall that greets you is Hai Nan Hometown Curry.

Hai Nan Hometown Curry - Pork Chop Curry Rice

Serving up all issues curry, Hai Nan Hometown Curry is kind of the gem hidden in plain sight. My go-to is a plate of sinful but comforting Curry Pork Chop Rice (S$6), which incorporates a mound of white rice drenched of their homely Hainan-style curry and topped with pork chop that’s breaded and fried to a golden-brown crisp upon order.

Hai Nan Hometown Curry - Pork Chop Curry Rice

Purists can go for some easy Curry Noodles (S$4) or Curry Hen (S$6/S$8/S$12) that may be paired with Rice (S$0.70/S$1) or Bread (S$1). The curry is neither too spicy nor lemak, so I at all times discover myself licking the bowl clear.

Hai Nan Hometown Curry - Curry Vegetables

Although I’m normally averse to the funk of cabbage, the Curry Greens (S$1.50) listed here are cleaned and cooked nicely, so I’d suggest getting it as a aspect for that little bit of fibre.

2 Bukit Panjang Ring Rd, Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre, #01-01, Singapore 679947
Tue to Solar: 9.30am – 9pm
Closed on Mon

20 Ghim Moh Rd, 20 Ghim Moh Market & Meals Centre, #01-49, Singapore 270020
Mon to Sat: 10.30am – 7.30pm
Closed on Solar

4 Woodlands Avenue 12, Marsiling Mall Hawker Centre, #01-49, Singapore 738620
Mon to Sat: 10am – 9pm
Closed on Solar
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Pin Wei Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun - Stallfront

Are you workforce candy or savoury chee cheong enjoyable? In case you’re the latter, Pin Wei Hong Kong Fashion Chee Cheong Enjoyable is simply the place for you.

Pin Wei first began its journey in Pek Kio Market and has since opened a number of shops islandwide, together with one in Senja Hawker Centre. It has even earned itself a Michelin Bib Gourmand award alongside the best way.

Pin Wei Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun - Plain CCF

The stall specialises in Hong Kong-style chee cheong enjoyable. Often known as the savoury model, these silky clean rice rolls are laden with an umami house-made sauce. You possibly can watch them in motion, as they skillfully make the rice rolls from scratch on the stall.

Pin Wei Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun - Char Siew CCF

Pin Wei’s menu is a simple one, with simply 4 varieties of chee cheong enjoyable. My private favorite is the Char Siew (S$4), which comes studded with a beneficiant quantity of candy char siew, completely complementary to the savoury sauce.

Seafood lovers can go for the Prawn (S$5) and Scallop (S$6) variations, whereas these down for one thing lighter can go for the Plain (S$3) model. No matter you select, Pin Wei’s chee cheong enjoyable makes for a pleasant breakfast or a satisfying snack.

2 Senja Cl, Senja Hawker Centre, #02-27, Singapore 677632
Mon to Fri: 6.30am – 2pm
Sat & Solar: 6.30am – 8pm

41A Cambridge Rd, Pek Kio Market & Meals Centre, #01-25, Singapore 211041
+65 8180 2014
Tue to Solar: 6.30am – 2pm
Closed on Mon

216 Bedok North Avenue 1, Blk 216 Bedok Meals Centre & Market, #01-45, Singapore 460216
Tue to Solar: 6.30am – 2pm
Closed on Mon
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Project Penyek - Stallfront

Challenge Penyek is a halal-certified stall that specialises in ayam penyet. It was began in ABC Brickworks Market & Meals Centre and has since opened a second stall in Senja Hawker Centre

For the uninitiated (although that’s not possible), ayam penyet is an Indonesian dish that actually means ‘squeezed hen’. It consists of a bit of fried hen made tender by the act of smashing, then usually served with rice, sambal, cucumber slices and cubes of tau kwa.

Consuming at Challenge Penyek has grow to be a daily dinner affair of my mother’s ever since she first tried out their fare. The stall presents an entire 9 differing kinds of ayam penyet that even choosy eaters can’t say no to.

Project Penyek - Nasi Ayam Penyet & Nasi Goreng Ayam Bakar
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Their hottest merchandise is in fact the Nasi Ayam Penyet (S$6). The very best half? We will’t select between the shiok sambal, the crispy hen and the items of deep-fried batter sprinkled onto the dish that give it essentially the most satisfying crunch.

One other crowd favorite is the Nasi Ayam Bakar (S$7), which comes with grilled hen. You possibly can even go for the Nasi Goreng Ayam Penyet (S$7.20), whereby your ayam penyet is paired with aromatic fried rice as an alternative of white rice.

2 Senja Cl, Senja Hawker Centre, #02-17, Singapore 677632
+65 8689 3747
Mon to Sat: 10.30am – 8pm
Closed on Solar

6 Jalan Bukit Merah, ABC Brickworks Market & Meals Centre, #01-25, Singapore 150006
+65 8689 3747
Tue to Solar: 10.30am – 6pm
Closed on Mon
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